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Typing Passwords On Word

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#1 pendejo


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Posted 30 September 2007 - 12:49 PM

My password and Username list is a jumbled mess all done in pencil. I would like to type them on Word, print a copy, and not save it. Would this be safe? Sometimes I suspect that everything that gets typed on a computer gets recorded somewhere in cyber space forever whether you save it or not. But hopefully, I can type on Word, print it and click NO I do not want to save changes to this document. Is it okay to do this without fear of compromise? If not, I guess I'll have to drag out the old electric typewriter. A what? I still have one.

Thanks in advance for any comments, suggestions.

Edited by pendejo, 30 September 2007 - 12:53 PM.

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Posted 30 September 2007 - 01:01 PM

Sometimes M$ word auto saves, You could use the word pad and I don't see it being a security risk, unless you have a virus somewhere.
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Posted 30 September 2007 - 02:19 PM

If you are disconnected from the Internet, and use Word to prepare a list, print it out, and then close Word without saving, you should be relatively safe.
What you do not want is to leave any trace on your hard drive of the document or any temporary saves Word creates.
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Posted 30 September 2007 - 03:21 PM



You could always encrypt the information then save it. http://www.a-lock.com

It is a very good program and free. So small that you can save it to a floppy disc if you wish and run it from there.


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